- 1Guidance or recommendations concerning prudent future action, typically given by someone regarded as knowledgeable or authoritative: she visited the island on her doctor’s advice even successful businessmen asked his adviceMore example sentences
- They were giving it out to customers as well as offering advice on the benefits of tap water over bottled water.
- There are too many powerful men who truly believe that the Waltons offer dandy advice on life and morals.
- Every week, it seems, women are offered ever more expert advice on how to manipulate their men.
- 1.1A formal notice of a financial transaction: remittance advicesMore example sentences
- Suppliers of medical services also have immediate access to their remittance advices which results in a paperless environment.
- Cheques and remittance advices were raised mostly in alphabetical order, as per the purchase ledger.
- We quote below a message which will represent your first advices in connection with this incident.
- 1.2 • archaic Information; news: fresh advices from EuropeMore example sentences
- Last evening a gentleman arrived here from Providence, by whom we are favour'd with the following, fresh advices from the northern army.
- From this deplorable apathy Cortes was roused by fresh advices urging his presence in Mexico.
- A few days before the arrival of the news of peace, he received private advices from the Continent which led him to anticipate it.
- Obtain information and guidance, typically from an expert: he should take advice from his accountantMore example sentences
- Then I take advice from experts and they confuse me even further.
- The two critical ingredients to the balance between giving advice and taking advice are talent and respect.
- If you are seriously taking advice from him then you shouldn't vote at all.
- (usually take someone's advice) Act according to recommendations given: he took my advice and put his house up for saleMore example sentences
- She said she did not know how many senators had taken his advice.
- He was not bound to take anyone's advice.
- Burris said he would not be taking Durbin's advice to resign.
Middle English: from Old French avis, based on Latin ad 'to' + visum, past participle of videre 'to see'. The original sense was 'way of looking at something, judgment', hence later 'an opinion given'.